New Headquarters Appeal
Sir Chris Bonington CBE
"All climbers, including myself, depend upon the courage and dedication of voluntary Mountain Rescue teams, if they ever get into trouble. The Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team has saved the lives of countless walkers and climbers over the years. Their new headquarters will enable them to work even more effectively and your contribution to this appeal could well enable them to save you, some time in the future! Do please give generously."
"The Mountain Rescue Service is one of the essential pillars of Lakeland Life; the safety net for hundreds of thousands of Lakeland walkers and climbers. What's most remarkable is that it's a volunteer service. At a time when there's much discussion of the right to roam the Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team is a fine example of how to add responsibility to that equation."
Jos Naylor MBE
"They're always there to help. It's a voluntary thing, they have to be dedicated and when people are prepared to give their time and expertise at this standard, it's absolute magic"
You can see details of Jos's sponsored run in aid of the new HQ appeal.
Councillor Mark Fryer, Ex-Leader of Allerdale Borough Council
"I am happy to be a patron for Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team's appeal because I feel that the Team provides an essential service for all those who enjoy the outdoors. Allerdale Borough Council is active in promoting tourism in the area and a healthier lifestyle for its residents. Both these are supported by the provision of the rescue service."